Date Last Updated: 09-04-2020
The purpose of the Quarterly Accounts Inquiry to Industry is to collect data on the stocks and assets of industrial firms for publication in the releases “Industrial Stocks” and “Capital Assets in Industry”. These releases are short-term indicators for the annual Census of Industrial Production (CIP)
The Quarterly Accounts Inquiry is conducted under the provisions of the Statistics (Business Accounts Surveys) Order, 2016 (S.I. No. 501 of 2016) and European Communities (Statistics) (Business Accounts Surveys) Regulation 2006 (S.I. No. 247 of 2006).
The survey population is made up of all industrial enterprises with 20+ employees in NACE sectors 05-39. The register is the CSO’s Central Business Register.
The sampling frame released by the Central Business Register (CBR) once a year is used for the Quarterly Accounts Inquiry to Industry survey. , A census of all industrial enterprises (NACE 05-39) with 20+ employees is then taken from the file in the first quarter of each year.
Republic of Ireland
2008 to 2017
NACE Rev2 is used for NACE 05-39 as follows; NACE 05-39 All industries NACE 05-33 Transportable Goods Industries NACE 10-33 Manufacturing Industries
Changes in Stocks Values
National Accounts, Government Departments, Eurostat, IMF
Central Statistics Office
Barry Kelleher (+353) 21 453 5208 Business Stats@Notes.Cso.ie